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NBC
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am EST
transit police are swearing in officers across the country that will help them with security tomorrow. >> the new recruits are coming from as far as way from san francisco to secure the second inauguration of obama, and seth is near where that will be under way. >> reporter: metro says transit policing is a special type of police work and that's why they invited 150 police officers from all over the country to help them with the metro crowds, and even houston, and atlanta and some from our own backyard and all the officers had to exchange their badges from their home turf to a special inauguration badge they will be wearing tomorrow. they watched a special thank you video from the president where he let them know how much he appreciates their hard work tomorrow, and they will be in training today to see how the system works and the emergency procedures. >> transit police something unique, and it's crowded and wur kpbg with customers, and that's what the officers will see. we believed it was important to bring in officers from other transit properties to assist us. >> reporter: now in
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am EST
people. nearly 2 million attended president obama's first inauguration. most restaurants aren't taking reservation. some are. but the majority are accepting more walk-ins. >> we are filled to capacity. people coming in from all over the country looking for tables. we're more than happy to accommodate those we can get in. >> reporter: some hotels are still taking reservations, like the hampton inn on massachusetts avenue and 6th street. rooms cost from $130 to $500. closer to the action on pennsylvania avenue, hotels are filled. but some high-end hotels still have rooms in some of their high-priced suites. >> i think the international event was a special event. we're not as busy as last time, but we're still very, very busy. right now we have some rooms left this weekend. hopefully pry to monday we'll be sold out. >>> a lot of people won't be staying in those hotel rooms too long. there's so much going on. >> no kidding. and what rooms are left tend to be fairly expensive at this point in time. one thing you definitely need when you're booking your hotel room, you need one with a firepl
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am EST
you. >> thank you. >>> today politics takes a back seat as the country sell operates the start of president obama's second term in office. >> where does the president's l legacy today as he heads into the second term. >> for more on that we're joined by the chair of afro-american studies at the university. dr. carr, thank you for getting up this morning. >> my pleasure. >> put in perspective for us. the significance of president obama's election, his second term in the totality of the african-american history. >> well, i mean, i don't know approximate we can overstate the significance. of course, here we are on martin luther king jr.'s birthday, the celebration holiday at any rate. we're looking at the second term of the first african-american president. i think in a very real sense, what we see is a real integration of america's community of african descent into the body politic in a way that is unprecedented. the folks coming to town, who came to town four years ago, who voted in record numbers in the elections of '08 and '12 respectively. we see a marking of the participation i
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am EST
term agenda like gun control and immigration. obama 2012 campaign manager, jim messina will head that group. it will be separate from the democratic national committee. >>> hillary clinton will step down as secretary of state with the vast majority of the country approving of the job she's done. an nbc news poll finds that 69% of americans approve of the job she's done while only 25% disapprove. secretary clinton widely seen as the early favorite to get the democratic nod for president in 2016, although she has not said whether she's interested in running. >>> it is now 4:49. feel free to tweet and text away during monday's inauguration. the biggest cell phone carriers are making sure you don't lose service during the inauguration. this is a much bigger issue than it was for the first inauguration four years ago. more than 130 million americans now you have smartphones according to the wireless association. just 41 million had smartphones in 2009. cell phone carriers are encouraging you to send text messages instead of making calls. phone calls use more of the network. >>> metro is of
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am EST
of hollywood, and president obama includes a parade with young people from around the country. >> what he is doing is going to high schools and colleges and groups that are never invited to a parade, much less the presidential inaugural parade. >> reporter: don't worry about breaking the federal budget with what he gets paid. >> it's all volunteer, and nobody gets money. and i hope they are not watching, but i would pay them for the honor of doing the announcing. >> reporter: barbara harrison, news4, washington. >>> while, his first official inauguration parade was for president eisenhower, but he got his start before that. >> he volunteered for president truman's inauguration when they needed a last-minute president, and that's 11 presidents over 60 years. >> if you look behind him, so many stories in that one room. every trophy, every little badge, and gosh, what a great interview. >> it would be great to sit with him and listen to his stories. >>> last minute work under way on the floats for tomorrow's parade. some states are getting special recognition, and hawaii and illi
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